Full Time Job

Multiplatform News Content Producer - NBC 5


Chicago, IL 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WMAQ-TV, NBC Chicago is looking for a multiplatform content producer to work with our team of exceptional journalists to create compelling and engaging stories for our broadcast and digital platforms.

• Work closely with the Platform Managers, Daypart Managers and Assignment Editors, as well as Reporters and Anchors, to create high-quality and informative news stories with integrity and accuracy
• Produce, write, edit, and publish news stories for all WMAQ's news platforms, including broadcast, website, streaming channels, and OTT apps
• Use strong organizational skills to work quickly to meet fast-paced deadlines
• Participate in editorial planning sessions and provide original story ideas
• Add content to our digital and social platforms in conjunction with our dedicated digital content team
• Fill in as broadcast line producer when needed on WMAQ newscasts and special programs

• A strong sense of story and compelling visual style
• Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
• A desire to play an active role in the editorial process
• Strategic thinking, research, and organizational skills
• Excellent time management skills to prioritize assignments to meet deadlines
• Minimum 3 years' experience with news writing, producing, and desktop editing across multiple platforms and social media
• Ability to work overnight shift, weekends, longer hours, and varying shifts as assigned to meet production and broadcast deadlines
• Deep knowledge of current events and top news stories

Additional Job Requirements
• Have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Be willing to work in Chicago, IL
• Submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered for this position
• Have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

At NBC we love to have diversity at the workplace and encourage our employees to have a variety of skills. We would highly value if you are:
• Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms
• Pioneering spirit with a desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
• Ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions under deadline
• Experience working or living in the Chicago area market
• Able to cultivate new information from outside sources to generate creative story ideas and gather reliable information for news content
• Knowledgeable in navigating the internet to find stories and information
• Able to excel and be productive within a fast-paced and multi-cultural news team environment
• Fluency in Spanish and English (written and verbal)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g34pvn-44-192-94-86-42 in your application.